AFEA Welcomes New Chapter President


James Lamont, July 10, 2015- The American Financial Education Alliance, a national advocate for greater financial literacy, announced today that its Board of Directors unanimously voted to name James Lamont as the new Chapter President of AFEA’s Novato, CA Chapter.

Bringing 30 years of experience to the Chapter, James is excited to use AFEA as a new way to give back to the community. James has done a great deal of community service and volunteer work with the San Francisco and Marin Food Bank, Novato Art and Wine Festival as well as the Novato Chamber of Commerce.

AFEA is thrilled to have James  join us in our mission to empower Americans to take control of their finances by providing educational classes and workshops in communities nationwide.

As Chapter President, James will be hosting free financial education workshops throughout the community. The Novato Chapter will also be fundraising to support other local charities. Fifteen percent of all funds raised by AFEA will be donated to local charities with similar missions and causes within the chapter area.

About the American Financial Education Alliance

AFEA is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization based in Charlotte, NC and is comprised of a diverse and growing group of licensed and trained professionals. Together, they share the same goal of helping people better understand their finances. AFEA’s mission is to empower Americans to take control of their finances by providing educational classes in communities nationwide.

For more information on the Novato, CA Chapter, please visit Donations and sponsorships for the Chapter’s nominated charity, can be made by going to:

Or by mail to:

American Financial Education Alliance - Novato Chapter

8510 McAlpine Park Drive #201

Charlotte, NC 28211